There are plenty of informal camping areas in Ruataniwha Conservation Park but there is no camping along any of the easements leading into the park.
Temple Valley amenity area has shelter and toilets and good camp spots. Ensure you observe the Environmental Care Code when camping in this region.
The following huts are accessible by 4WD vehicles; Baikie Hut beside the Twizel river, Monument, Red, Elcho huts in the Hopkins valley, and Grough and Kennedy Memorial Hut in the Dobson valley.
Huts further up these valleys or in side-valleys are accessible to walkers.
This is a basic campsite in the Mackenzie Country & Waitaki area. North of Lake Ohau, within a beautiful beech forest in a large, flat area. Tramp the North and South Temple Stream tracks.
This is a basic six bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
This is a basic four-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
This is a standard six-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
This is a standard 12-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
This is a basic two-bunk hut in the Mackenzie Country and Waitaki area.
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